Employee wellbeing is about business results: the proof

There is a growing awareness of the impact that employee wellbeing programmes have on individuals, businesses, the economy and society. Along with this, interest has grown in the investment community in wellbeing as a leading indicator of financial performance and market value. Helen Wright explains how linking wellbeing to business objectives boosts performance, engagement and employer… Continue reading

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BAME employees ‘less likely’ to be rated as top performers than white peers

Employers are being urged to provide managers with race equality training after Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people were found to be under-represented in the workplace and less likely to be rated as top performers than their white counterparts. The Race at Work survey, conducted by Business in the Community (BITC), found that 64… Continue reading

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Third of UK employees witness racism at work

Almost half of minority workers admit they don’t feel like valued members of their teams, according to a new survey. The charity Business in the Community revealed that 55% of black, Asian and minority (BAME) workers feel like they are appreciated at work. That is compared to 71% of white workers who felt that they… Continue reading

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UK employment at highest level since 1971, ONS reveals

Employment in the UK has grown as the number of people in work has reached at the highest levels since records began in 1971. Figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) for July to September 2015 found there were 31.21 million people in work, 177,000 more than for April to June 2015 and 419,000… Continue reading

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Its just Banter – By Eluned Ward

How many times have you heard the expression ‘its just banter’?  The expression makes whatever has happened seem a bit of harmless fun but because humour is subjective organisations what one person sees as a bit of fun and everyone is getting on, another person can have a very different view of the situation. Banter… Continue reading

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